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451, Lot: 301. Estimate $200.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 14.09 g, 12h). Struck circa AD 202-204. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal, head and tail right, with wings spread. Prieur 186 var. (obv. bust type); McAlee 658 var. (same). Toned, some minor porosity. Good VF. Extremely rare, Prieur did not own this example when he published his book, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Berk BBS 170 (29 July 2010), lot 491.